Latest Duchenne muscular dystrophy Stories

2011-09-27 11:31:29

Discovery could lead to treatments for muscular dystrophy and ALS Researchers at the University of Missouri have identified a communication breakdown between nerves and muscles in mice that may provide new insight into the debilitating and fatal human disease known as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). “Critical communication occurs at the point where nerves and muscles ℠talk´ to each other. When this communication between nerves and muscles is disrupted, muscles do not...

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